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  • Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Nov 2, 1941

    Hirohito

    The review of Eleven points

    Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Nov 2, 1941

    On November 2 Tōjō, Sugiyama, and Nagano reported to the Emperor that the review of eleven points had been in vain. Emperor Hirohito gave his consent to the war and then asked: "Are you going to provide justification for the war?" The decision for war against the United States was presented for approval to Hirohito by General Tōjō, Naval Minister Admiral Shigetarō Shimada, and Japanese Foreign Minister Shigenori Tōgō.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Nov 3, 1941

    Hirohito

    Nagano explained the Plan to the Emperor

    Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Nov 3, 1941

    On November 3, Nagano explained in detail the plan of the attack on Pearl Harbor to the Emperor.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Nov 5, 1941

    Hirohito

    Emperor Hirohito approved The Operations Plan

    Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Nov 5, 1941

    On November 5 Emperor Hirohito approved in imperial conference the operations plan for a war against the Occident and had many meetings with the military and Tōjō until the end of the month.




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